ALBANY, Bahamas — For Tiger Woods and the present state of his health, there is no light at the end of the tunnel.
That’s leaving a dark cloud hovering above his latest attempt to return to competitive golf following a third back surgery.
Approaching his 40th birthday on Dec. 30, Woods is resigned to facing his latest obstacle on a day-by-day basis with no future date on the calendar to circle for his comeback. It’s the only thing he can do, he said during a news conference Tuesday ahead of the Hero World Challenge, adding that there isn’t even a timetable for beginning his rehabilitation.
“There is no timetable for this (recovery), and that’s been the hardest mindset adjustment is that I don’t know. So where is the light at the end of the tunnel? I don’t know, so that’s been hard,” Woods said.
“I listen to my surgeon, I listen to my physios, and we just take it day by day. Hopefully the day by day adds up to something positive here soon.”
Woods walked gingerly to the podium at Albany Golf Club, where 18 of the best players in…